Mr and Miss-understood
What is it that you struggle with? Autism and development delayment. I get picked on for being different, laughed at when I play games and act like characters out of Assassin Creed. Not being able to communicate properly with others around me, I just want others to be my friend and like me. How long has it been a problem for you?
It gets harder as I get older because some people can’t see the autism in me or the delayment. I have been bullied and pushed around because I still play make believe games. How does it affect your daily life?
People torment me. I’m not the same as everybody. I have trouble understanding others, especially when they ask questions and I try to answer but it comes out wrong and they laugh at me. How do other people’s actions or opinions affect you and your condition?
I feel imprisoned! It makes me feel like I’ve got no rights to do what I want. It makes me want to run away, like I don’t want to be here anymore (head lowered into his hands). How do you think people in the community can be better educated about this?
Bring more education, awareness and exposure.